Veterans of Wars Unjust or Just

Music: Art of the Fugue, Contrapunctus 1.
By J.S. Bach. Sequencer unknown.
Modified by David Grossman.

Search this site

Subscribe to this site on YouTube

Subscribe to get a poem sent to you each day by email


Follow Us

Hear me read
the poem as
an MP3 file.

Alpha List

Veterans Day
Poems

About This
Site

Poems for
Free

Copyright by
Nicholas Gordon

Veterans of wars unjust or just
Equally deserve consideration,
Their anger, hatred, fear, and livid lust
Equally in service to their nation.
Remember that the battlefield remains
A place where murder is one's daily duty.
Nor can one be so brutal without stains
Seeping into one's one well of beauty.
Do, then, pay them homage due, for they
Are heroes, though their bitter battles may
Yield nothing but their bitterness for booty.




[about this site] [poems for free] [poem of the day]
[privacy policy] [about me] [links]